COVID-19 vaccine

NTAGI sub panel recommends reducing Covid booster dose gap to six months

The panel members found a lack of uniformity in results upon mixing of jabs for booster shots and stated that no recommendation for it can be made as of now.

published on : 16th June 2022

Indian Council of Medical Research sets rules for using drones in healthcare

The guide that adheres to the new Drone Rules 2021 will help avoid confusion as the usage of drones is new in the healthcare system.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Panel seeks more data on Serum Institute's EUA application for Covovax use

The SII had last month submitted an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covovax's use among children in the age group.

published on : 12th April 2022

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech cut COVID vaccine prices for private hospitals to Rs 225

The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that those above the age of 18 years who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose will be eligible for the precaution dose.

published on : 9th April 2022

Biological E Ltd to get mRNA technology from WHO to produce COVID-19 vaccines

A press release from BE Limited said the WHO's Advisory Committee on Vaccine Product Development (ACPDV) selected the firm after examining a number of proposals from India.

published on : 4th April 2022

Covid-19: Centre considering booster dose for Indians travelling abroad

The Centre may soon allow a precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those seeking to travel abroad for education, employment, sports and for attending official or business commitments.

published on : 26th March 2022

TS has over 6.66 L doses of Covaxin

Meanwhile, the State has about 6.66 lakh doses of Covaxin available at its cold chain points and at district vaccine stores.

published on : 15th March 2022

Decision on mixing and matching of booster dose of Covid vaccines will be based on science: Government

On the Corbevax vaccine, VK Paul said it will find a way into the national vaccination programme as an order has been placed and delivered for a certain quantity.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Biological E seeks EUA for its Corbevax vaccine for 12-18 yrs age group

The Corbevax vaccine is administered through intramuscular route with two doses scheduled 28 days apart and presented as 0.5 ml (single dose) and 5 ml (10 doses) vial pack.

published on : 13th February 2022

Vaccine effectiveness of 99.3 per cent seen in fully vaccinated: Mandaviya

ICMR has developed the India Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker, by merging mainly three national databases -- CoWIN, National Covid-19 Testing database and Covid-19 India portal.

published on : 5th February 2022

Sputnik V Covid vaccine shows higher Omicron-specific antibodies than Pfizer: Study

The joint Russian-Italian study compared the blood serum samples of people taken three to six months after the second dose of the two vaccines.

published on : 21st January 2022

CM Bommai launches COVID-19 vaccine drive for children in Karnataka

In Bengaluru, BBMP has planned the vaccination in 196 schools (49639 beneficiaries) and 59 colleges (22067 beneficiaries) on day one, spread out across eight zones

published on : 3rd January 2022

COVID jab: Bengaluru Urban excluding BBMP sees 129% first dose coverage, 100% second dose coverage

BBMP's vaccination coverage, however, is below the state average of 75 percent for two doses

published on : 23rd December 2021

US Army develops single vaccine to fight against all Covid variants

Within weeks, Walter Reed researchers expect to announce that human trials show success against Omicron — and even future strains.  

published on : 22nd December 2021

Puducherry to insist on COVID-19 vaccine certificates for New Year celebrations

To make the celebrations safe, hotels, lodges, homestays and guesthouses have been directed to insist upon vaccination certificates for tourists who check in, said the Puducherry Tourism Minister

published on : 20th December 2021
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